Degree(s): Computer Science
Undergraduate Institution: North Carolina State University
Graduate Institution: UNC-Charlotte, Temple University
Photo Credit: Khalia Braswell
Ms. Khalia Braswell is an award-winning technologist and Ph.D. student at Temple University, whose personal mission is to make social change using technology. She is the founder and executive director of INTech Camp for Girls, a non-profit that informs and inspires girls to innovate in the technology industry. INTech targets girls in grades 6-12 through summer camps and after-school programs that teach them how to build software solutions, introduces them to women of color in tech, and allows them to explore tech careers at various companies across the Carolinas. In addition to INTech, she has served an adjunct professor at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC, where she taught computer networking and led the Google HBCU Computer Science Summer Institute.